relief at Aphrodisias
so Britannia this Carian
tableau of your subjugation
by Claudius the God was
a first appearance in sculpture
the meekness of the model whose
crookèd arms & open breast lack
of body armour or rancour
predict what time made manifest
when Hardy kissed Lord Nelson's cheek
the victimhood England expects
transcends all stabs of Netflix sex
for bronze or marble which at least
have the flint of Amazon zeal
uphold your pose as murderee
The name’s Philip Lee. I’m a scouser (ie a Liverpudlian) of a certain age who has kept the peace in here Turkey for many years now.
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